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Mrs. Schmitz from Minneapolis MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Games Galore

Help me give my students board games and card games like Sorry, Rush Hour and Uno.

  • $270 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

They attend an inner city charter school. This means the parents choose our school to education their children. Our students come from families who have recently moved to the United States from various African countries. This doesn't stop them from wanting to learn.

My students are funny kids who want to work hard and grow.

They all have unique abilities which make my classroom a fun environment. Even though they are at a variety of grades and skill levels, the students are willing to help each other succeed.

My Project

The students in my classroom come to my resource room for a variety of reasons. Some are there for math, reading or writing support. Some need support with behavior management. Others need support with communication and social skills. There are also times when they come to just take a break or have earned free time for working so hard. The games I am asking for in this project will allow my students to work on specific skills as well as enjoy some free time when they earned it.

My students would be able to work on their skills while having fun in a game.

Games like Chutes and Ladders, Candy Land, Uno and Sorry are perfect for working on turn taking, accepting wins/loses and problem solving. Games like Rush Hour, Jenga and Yeti in My Spaghetti are great for problem solving and patience building. They would also help the student work on communicating what they think would work. Every game listed would be an amazing support for my students as well as allow them to enjoy their free time and reward them for working so hard.

Mrs. Schmitz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ThinkFun Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Tons of Fun With Over 20 Awards Won, International Bestseller for Over 20 Years • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Sequence for Kids Game • Amazon Business $15.98 1 $15.98
Elefun and Friends Barrel of Monkeys Game - Colors May Vary • Amazon Business $3.88 4 $15.52
Educational Insights The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Toddler & Preschool Board Game • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Hasbro Jenga Classic | Block Stacking Game for 1 or More Players • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Melissa & Doug Suspend Family Game - The Original (Classic Games, Exciting Balancing Game, Develops Hand-Eye Coordination, Great Gift for Girls and Boys - Best for 8, 9, 10 Year Olds and Up) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Winning Moves Games Sorry Classic Edition Board Game • Amazon Business $13.77 1 $13.77
Hasbro Gaming Candy Land Kingdom Of Sweet Adventures Board Game For Kids Ages 3 & Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Chutes and Ladders Board Game for 2 to 4 Players Kids Ages 3 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Nickelodeon Paw Patrol Pop Up Game • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
Connect 4 Strategy Board Game for Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Mattel Games UNO: Classic (Tin Box) [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sleeping Queens Card Game, 79 Cards • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
PlayMonster Yeti in My Spaghetti • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Chess/Checkers/Backgammon Set • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78

Materials cost

$196.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.46

Total project goal

$269.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$269.71

1 Donor

-$260.88

Donations toward project cost

-$229.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.63

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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